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How Trump Went After Immigrants in 2017
Investigating Marriage Fraud

Reuben Seguritan     Entering into marriage for the sole purpose of obtaining immigration benefits is fraudulent and is a basis for removal.   Under US immigration laws, an alien is removable if he was inadmissible “at the time of entry or adjustment of status”. An alien is inadmissible by fraud or willfully misrepresenting a Read the full article…

Trump to propose ending rule allowing spouses of H-1B holders to work in U.S.
Finding a Permanent DACA Solution

(Photo by Pax Ahimsa Gethen. Wikipedia)   With the year coming to a close and the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) looming, lawmakers are scrambling to find a permanent solution to the uncertain future of about 800,000 young immigrants who came to the country as children without immigration documentation or inspection. Read the full article…

Supreme Court lets full Trump travel ban take effect
U.S. judge rejects delay of foreign entrepreneur immigration rule
90 Day Misrepresentation Rule

By Reuben Seguritan     Under the recently updated Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), any visa holder who engages in conduct inconsistent with the terms of his visa within 90 days of entry is presumed to have willfully misrepresented his intention before the Consular Officer during the nonimmigrant visa interview or before the Border Officer upon Read the full article…

Dem bill would suspend immigration enforcement in natural disasters
Mandatory Adjustment Interviews May Cause Processing Delays

By Reuben Seguritan     In compliance with Executive Order 13780 or “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States”, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has implemented in-person interviews for those applying to adjust their status based on employment and beneficiaries of refugee/ asylee relative petitions who are in Read the full article…

Trump demands Congress terminate diversity immigration lottery